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Lay the groundwork for the next generation's luminaries in dance with "First Step"—a program meticulously crafted to hone fundamental techniques and core movements. This initiative is designed to illuminate the path for young aspirants, guiding them through the essential steps of their dance voyage.



Summer Semester 2024 "Preliminary": April 8th - July 5th, 2024

2024-2025 Full-year Program: Commencing September 2024




Beginner & Intermediate



This program covers essential dance concepts such as alignment, balance, and musicality, crucial for excelling in both ballet and contemporary dance forms.


Students will delve into the fundamental techniques and principles of ballet, establishing a strong foundation for their dance education.


Students are introduced to the expressive world of contemporary dance, expanding their artistic expression and versatility.


This vibrant component of the curriculum allows students to explore the energetic and stylistic aspects of Musical/Jazz dance, enhancing their performance skills and stage presence.


Focusing on physical conditioning and flexibility, this crucial aspect of the curriculum is designed to build strength, enhance agility, and prevent injuries, ensuring the longevity of a dancer's career.


"Dance Fundamentals: First Step" marks a significant milestone in SIBA's esteemed history of cultivating dance talent in Austria. This program emerges from a visionary intent to seamlessly connect beginner dancers to the professional realm. "First Step" establishes a solid foundation for young aspirants aged 9 to 13, guiding them towards excellence and creativity in dance. "Dance Fundamentals: First Step" and the "Dance Vision" Professional Program herald the inception of our all-encompassing dance education for the 2024-2025 academic year, starting this September. Designed for those dedicated to dance as their professional calling, these programs provide in-depth training and readiness for the wide array of career opportunities available in the upcoming school year.

*Participants under 18 years of age must have consent from their legal guardians.



At the core of "First Step" is a holistic curriculum designed to introduce young dancers to the fundamental aspects of dance, setting a solid foundation for their future progression in the art. This program integrates ballet and contemporary dance, emphasizing technical skill, artistic expression, and physical resilience.

Rooted in Excellence: Since its inception, SIBA has been at the forefront of dance education, with "First Step" embodying our commitment to foundational training. This program, inspired by our flagship "Dance Vision," integrates the core principles of ballet and contemporary dance, tailored to engage and inspire young minds.

Shaping Future Stars: Our alumni are a testament to the transformative power of "First Step." Graduates have gone on to pursue successful careers in dance, both nationally and internationally, contributing to the program's reputation as a cradle of professional talent.

Forward-Looking: As we look to the future, "First Step" is poised for exciting developments. Our curriculum continuously evolves, integrating the latest in dance pedagogy, health and wellness insights, and artistic trends. We are dedicated to expanding our reach, embracing technology and innovative teaching methods to make dance education more accessible and impactful.

Join the Legacy: Enrolling in "First Step" is more than just joining a program; it's becoming part of a legacy. It's an opportunity to contribute to the ever-evolving story of dance, guided by SIBA's expertise and passion for the art form. As we continue to evolve, we invite you to be a part of this journey, shaping the future of dance one step at a time.


  • Core Dance Concepts: This module demystifies the foundational pillars of dance—alignment, balance, and musicality. Designed to enrich both ballet and contemporary disciplines, students gain insights crucial for mastery in dance's diverse spectrum.

  • Ballet Mastery & Technique: Delving deep into ballet's rich heritage, this segment offers an immersive exploration of its core techniques and timeless principles. Students build a robust balletic foundation, critical for their holistic dance development.

  • Contemporary Dance Exploration: This segment invites students into the dynamic realm of contemporary dance. Through this introduction, learners embrace a broader palette of artistic expression, pushing the boundaries of traditional dance forms.

  • Rhythms of Musical Jazz: Dive into the high-energy world of Musical Jazz, a curriculum segment pulsating with rhythm and style. Students discover the art of storytelling through dance, sharpening their performance edge and captivating stage presence.

  • Strength & Grace: This essential part of the program focuses on the dual goals of conditioning and flexibility. Through targeted exercises, students enhance their physical resilience and grace, laying the groundwork for a sustainable and injury-free dance journey.

*Please be aware that SIBA reserves the right to make any necessary modifications to the program as required.



Welcoming All Young Enthusiasts:

  • No Experience Necessary: For children aged 9-13 interested in dance, prior experience is not a barrier. SIBA is committed to nurturing every child's curiosity and love for dance, offering a welcoming space for first steps and exploration.

What We Look For:

  • A Heart for Dance: More than anything, we seek students with a spark for dance and a keenness to embark on this exciting journey. The passion and willingness to learn are the keys to unlocking a world of possibilities in dance.

  • Supportive Environment: At SIBA, we understand that every child's interest in dance is a unique journey. We're here not just to teach but to support, guide, and inspire our students every step of the way.

Growth and Progression:

  • Personalized Journey: We recognize that growth in dance is personal and varied. Our approach to monitoring progress is gentle yet thorough, ensuring that every student receives the support they need to flourish.

  • Encouraging Milestones: Through friendly semester evaluations and an end-of-year showcase rather than a strict exam, we celebrate each student's progress. This positive reinforcement helps in building confidence and prepares them for the possibility of joining our "Dance Vision" Professional Program, should they choose to pursue dance more seriously. At SIBA, it's all about helping our students find their path in the world of dance, with joy and creativity leading the way.



Empowering Young Dancers:

At SIBA, we believe in fostering the flames of passion for dance within our youngest students. "First Step" is meticulously designed to provide a nurturing ground for beginners, combining the rigor of dance training with the care and support needed to thrive.

Harmonizing Commitments:

Understanding the importance of a well-rounded childhood, our program is structured to complement academic responsibilities, ensuring students can excel in both their studies and dance.

Program Schedule for Summer Semester 2024 "Preliminary", April 8th - July 5th, 2024:*

  1. Weekday Schedule (4.5 to 6.5 hours):

    • Our comprehensive curriculum covers essential aspects of dance education, blending core dance concepts, ballet mastery, contemporary exploration, and musical jazz.

  2. Bi-monthly Saturdays (8 hours total):

    • Twice each month, our students partake in enriching Saturday Enrichment Sessions from 10:00 to 14:00, accumulating 8 hours of additional training monthly. These sessions are integral for reinforcing the week's lessons and delve deeper into:

      • Pilates & Ballet Training: Enhancing core strength and ballet technique, laying a foundational pillar for dance.

      • Contemporary Dance & Musical Theatre: Broadening the spectrum of artistic expression and stage dynamism.

      • Holistic Dance Experience: Merging various dance forms to cultivate a well-rounded dancer.

    • Saturday Schedule (270 minutes): 10:00-14:00

Supportive Environment:

  • Personalized Guidance: Our dedicated instructors provide tailored feedback, ensuring each student's needs and potential are recognized and nurtured.

  • Progressive Learning: With a focus on incremental growth, "First Step" prepares students for the eventual transition to more advanced programs like "Dance Vision", setting the stage for a future in professional dance.

  • Community and Collaboration: We encourage a sense of camaraderie among our students, fostering an environment where young dancers can grow not only in skill but also in confidence and teamwork.

Join "First Step" to embark on a comprehensive dance journey, where each step is a leap towards mastery, creativity, and the joy of dance. Our program is thoughtfully designed to inspire, challenge, and support young dancers as they take their first steps in the world of dance.





Summer Semester 2024 "Preliminary": April 8th - July 5th, 2024


290 Euros

Dive into a month brimming with foundational dance exploration in our 'First Step' program, offering approximately 26 to 34 hours of meticulously structured classes. These sessions are tailored to nurture young talents, laying the groundwork for a future in dance and enhancing their budding skills and artistic expression.**


  • Further Information: Detailed instructions regarding payment methods and deadlines will be provided following enrollment confirmation.

*The Schedule and program structure are expected to be released in July for the 2024-2025 Full-year Program commencing September 2024.

**Please be aware that our monthly schedule is designed to provide approximately 26 to 34 hours of immersive dance training. However, the actual number of training hours in a given month may vary slightly due to Austrian public holidays. On such occasions, classes will not be held unless rehearsals for upcoming performances are necessary. We appreciate your understanding and flexibility, ensuring that we maintain the quality and integrity of our training while observing these important national holidays. 



​​Please bring the necessary and sufficient dancewear for the dance training and rehearsals consisting of ballet and contemporary dance. For example: leotards, tights, leg warmers, ballet slippers, t-shirts, dance pants, shoes for musical or jazzy dance (if have any).


Date of Birth

Note: The actual number of monthly training hours may vary slightly due to public holidays when classes are not in session and no make-up days are scheduled.

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